The voice behind the famous song Kaadhale from the movie Maradona directed by Vishnu Narayan starring Tovino Thomas is of Sruthy Sasidharan. The movie Maradona was released in 2017. Sruthy was born in Kozhikode, Kerala and was settled in Manjeri, Kerala.

She has studied computer science and engineering from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She has taken part in many singing competitions during her college life. She was doing a job in the IT sector but left it to pursue her passion for singing. She currently lives in Kochi, India. The story behind song Kaadhale is that one of the friends of Sushin Shyam made him listen to one of Sruthy’s track.

After listening to her song, Vishnu asked her to sing Kaadhale and see if it suits her. When she sang the song Vishnu got impressed and she got the song. She started learning about music when she was 3 and grew up listening to classical music as her parents are also music lovers. Her ideals are M.S. Subbulakshmi and M. Balamuralikrishna.

She has worked in other languages also like Tamil in film Dha Dha 87, Telugu Kannada and Marathi while she is working in Malayalam movies. She also loves painting and playing the violin.

K. S. Harisankar Malayalam Actor

K. S. Harisankar

K.S. Harishankar is a famous Malayalam film industry playback singer. He has made his debut at the very early age of 5 and with a great singer K.J. Yesudas in the movie ‘Saaphalyam’ released in 1999 and was directed by G.S. Vijayan. His career got a lift from the song “Jeevamshamayi” from the movie ‘Theevandi’ released in 2018 and was directed by Fellini T.P. He was born in Haripad, Alappuzha district in Kerala, India. His father’s name is Dr. Alappuzha Sreekumar and his Mother’s name is Kamala Lakshmi. He belongs from a musical background as his father was a principle of Swathi Tirunal Music College and his mother is a Veena player. He is the grandson of M.P. Gopalan Nair who was the chief engineer in All India Radio and Carnatic vocalist K. Omanakutty. Also, he is the nephew of Singer and music director Late M.G. Radhakrishnan and M.S. Sreekumar. He has a younger brother K.S. Ravisankar who is a violin player. He got married to Dr. Gadha Sidharthan in 2017. He is a trained classical singer and has an independent band of his own named ‘Pragathi’. He is trained under his father and K. Omanakutty. Members of ‘Pragathi’ are Rajesh Vaidhya, Precious Peter, Abishek Amanath, Abin Sagar, Abhijith Sudhi and Harishankar. This band has done many covers and is very famous. They have also done the cover of famous Bollywood song ‘Jiya Jale’ in 2019. He got many awards for his outstanding performances as a playback singer in Malayalam film Industry. Some of his famous songs are ‘Kaatte Chaariya’ from movie Kaaranavar in 2014, ‘Payye payye’ from movie Ormayundo Ee Mukham in 2014, ‘Marhaba Marhaba’ from movie Lailaa O Lailaa in 2017, ‘Pavizha Mazhaye’ from movie Athiran in 2019 and so on. A 2018 released music album Ekamaay is one of his famous projects. He once made a special appearance in the music reality show Paadam Namukku Paadam and witnessed the performances of the contestants. In the movie Geeta Govindam he did a cover of the song ‘Inkem Inkem Inkem Kaavale’ in his own version which has gone viral just after the release. He is well known for his music covers. Harishankar is a qualified dentist, but he chooses music as his career and is wholly devoted to music. His all music covers and band videos are available on his YouTube channel. He has appeared as Carnatic vocalist in a Music academy, Chennai and many other shows in Kerala and has won many awards.

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